Nutley switches from volunteer to paid fire chief; unclear whether Meola ordeal contributed to move

A nearly century-old tradition ended Jan. 3 when the Nutley Township Board of Commissioners voted to…

NFPA offers tips for avoiding cooking fires

As hard as it may seem, Christmas is just a few weeks away. As such, the…

(RAW VIDEO) Fire today at Elm St. & Seeley Ave.

A fire broke out late this morning — just shortly before noon — at the southeast…

KFD & History

Among Kearny’s little-known treasures is the Exempt Firehouse. The two-story brick structure at 72-74 Halstead St.,…

Firefighters battling blaze at 305 Ann St., Harrison

********************** UPDATE — 5:40 p.m. — Command reports all fire is knocked down. ********************** UPDATE — 5:33…

Harrison swears-in 5 firefighters, 4 captains

Five rookies were sworn in as new firefighters and four veteran fire officers were made permanent…

PBA, FMBA & CS-11 donate 50 pool passes to Kearny residents

With the recent heatwave bringing temperatures above 100°, Kearny’s three labor unions — in conjunction with…

Kearny’s FMBA, PBA & CS-11 make significant food donation to town pantry

UPDATED — July 9, 2022, with additional details and comment from KBPA President Mina Ekladious. Members…

No injuries in June 26 fire in Kearny, but three families have been displaced

Gift-card donations for victims are being accepted at the rectory at St. Stephen's Church.

Images from today’s fire on Laurel Avenue in Kearny

These images from the fire on Laurel Avenue today come to us from our dear friend…

Video from 210-212 Laurel Ave. fire

American Legion honors Kearny cop & firefighter of the year

Kearny's American Legion honored the Kearny Policeman and Firefighter of the Year.